Building collapse update: Death rises to 15

Collapsed buildingThe death toll in the collapsed five-storey building at Lekki Area of Lagos on Tuesday, has risen to fifteenth.

Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, the Spokesman of the National Emergency Management Agency, also said that more people of also been rescued bringing  the number of persons pulled out of the debris to ten.

The building, at Chisco bus-stop, opposite Oando filling station at Lekki phase one, collapsed in the early hours of Tuesday.

As at 16.00 hours of the day, Farinloye said 15 dead bodies have been removed while rescue operation is still ongoing as many people are still trapped in the building.

 

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